People change for various reasons. It could be due to advice, near death experience, the loss of family members or just the mere examination of past lives.
This has been the case for some famous people in Ghana. Every now and then, Ghanaians are shocked with the update of one of their favourite personalities' lives; mostly to do with religion.
For some secular artistes, its either they found God or vice versa. Here are 5 secular artistes who decided to abandon their fame for the word.
1. Lord Kenya
Back in the late 90s and early 2000s, Lord Kenya was a rap heavyweight champion and he churned out hit after hit. And then in 2009, news broke that the former rapper has found a new calling to do God’s work. He is now known as Evangelist Lord Kenya.
2. Yaw siki
His hit single “Wop3 Dodo” brought him into the spotlight of the Ghanaian music industry. Unfortunately, Yaw suffered an accident 2013 on the Accra-Tema motorway and almost lost his life. Believing that he had been given a second chance at life, Yaw has now dedicated his life to evangelism and has even encouraged people to stop listening to his worldly songs.
Born Victor Kpakpo Addo Jnr, Azigiza is a former disk jockey and a rapper. His first album Medo Wo Abena was released in 1994 and followed it with Two Degrees Kponkpa and Wo Ye Bea in 1995 and 1996 respectively. Azigiza said he started paying serious attention to God at the time business was not going too well. He gave his life to Christ in 1998 and is now a pastor.
4. Papa Shee
After giving Ghanaians some of the best contemporary highlife hits of all time, Nana Yaw Akosah, aka Papa Shee decided to turn a new leaf in March 2011. According to him, he had the calling to serve God when he was praying with his brother in the bush at Maryland-USA.
5. Akoo Nana
Akoo Nana’s pursuance of his music career came with a lot of controversy which included the time he used naked girls for some of his videos and performances. However, it took a prayer to turn him to the light of God. Akoo Nana now reportedly preaches in commercial buses.
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